Experts GuideWelcome to ELI’s directory of environmental law and policy experts. We are committed to delivering timely, insightful, impartial analysis to opinion makers, including government officials, environmental and business leaders, and journalists. The Institute is fortunate to have staff members with deep expertise in many fields of environmental law and governance both in the United States and internationally. Their general areas of expertise are noted below. Please click on their name or photo for more information about their work and their areas of expertise.
Expertise: Air, Chemical Regulation, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, International Law, Pollution Control, Water
Expertise: Coastal and Ocean Law, Constitutional Law, NEPA, Water
Expertise: Indoor Air Quality, Environmental Health, Green Buildings
Expertise: Agriculture, Chemicals, Enforcement, Toxic Waste, Water
Expertise: Climate Change, Compliance and Enforcement, Environmental Peacebuilding, Impacts of War, International Law, Oceans, Water
Expertise: Biodiversity, Conservation and Land Use Planning, Wetlands
Expertise: Biodiversity, Land Use, Shale Gas Development, Water, Wind Energy
Expertise: Climate Change, International, Judiciary, Law, Pollution, Water
Expertise: Energy, International, Water, Wildlife
Expertise: Coastal and Ocean Law, Water
Sandra Nichols Thiam develops policy and legislation and supports implementation of U.S. and foreign environmental and sustainable development legal structures. Working across a range of sectors, she focuses on developing strategies that are equitable and enduring because they are developed with the participation and in consideration of the interests of affected communities. Currently, she is researching the role of natural resources governance in post-conflict peacebuilding.
Expertise: International Law, Natural Resource Management, Water